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The Old Funny Stuff

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 1

George Alec Effinger

Table of Contents:

  • The Old Funny Stuff: An Introduction - essay
  • The Thing from the Slush - (1982) - short story
  • White Hats - (1984) - short story
  • My First Game as an Immortal - (1985) - poem
  • Mars Needs Beatniks - (1984) - short story
  • CHESS.BAT: A New Wave Story - (1989) - short story
  • The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything - (1984) - short story

Unthreatened by the Morning Light

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 2

Karl Edward Wagner

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction: Unthreatened by the Morning Light - essay
  • 5 - Endless Night - (1987) - short story
  • 17 - Neither Brute Nor Human - (1983) - novelette
  • 53 - The River of Night's Dreaming - [The King in Yellow] - (1981) - novella

Daily Voices

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 3

Lisa Goldstein

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Daily Voices) - essay
  • 7 - Death Is Different - (1988) - short story
  • 29 - Ever After - (1984) - short story
  • 47 - Tourists - (1985) - short story
  • 67 - Daily Voices - (1986) - short story
  • 83 - Cassandra's Photographs - (1987) - short story

Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 4

Lewis Shiner

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe) - essay
  • 7 - Snowbirds - (1982) - short story
  • 21 - Soldier, Sailor - short story
  • 37 - Kings of the Afternoon - (1980) - short story
  • 55 - Tommy and the Talking Dog - (1982) - short story
  • 67 - Omphalos - short story
  • 71 - Promises - (1982) - short story
  • 75 - Dancers - (1987) - short story
  • 87 - Plague - (1983) - short story
  • 93 - Nine Hard Questions about the Nature of the Universe - (1983) - novelette

Into the Eighth Decade

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 5

Jack Williamson

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Into the Eighth Decade) - essay
  • 7 - With Folded Hands - [Humanoids] - (1948) - novelette (variant of With Folded Hands... 1947)
  • 71 - The Happiest Creature - [Quarantine] - (1953) - short story
  • 91 - Jamboree - (1969) - short story
  • 105 - The Mental Man - (1988) - short story

Peripheral Vision

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 6

Karen Joy Fowler

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Peripheral Vision) - essay
  • 3 - The Faithful Companion at Forty - (1987) - short story
  • 17 - Lily Red - (1988) - short story
  • 39 - Contention - (1986) - short story
  • 45 - Lieserl - short story
  • 57 - The View from Venus - (1986) - novelette

Neon Twilight

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 7

Edward Bryant

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Neon Twilight) - essay
  • 7 - Waiting in Crouched Halls - (1970) - short story [as by Ed Bryant]
  • 25 - Pilots of the Twilight - [Berserker (Fred Saberhagen)] - (1984) - novella
  • 99 - Neon - short fiction

Swatting at the Cosmos

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 8

James Morrow

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction: Swatting At the Cosmos - essay
  • 7 - The Assemblage of Kristin - (1984) - short story
  • 23 - Bible Stories for Adults, No. 17: The Deluge - [Bible Stories for Adults - 17] - (1988) - short story
  • 37 - The Eye That Never Blinks - (1988) - short story
  • 49 - Bible Stories for Adults, No. 20: The Tower - [Bible Stories for Adults - 20] - (1990) - short story
  • 71 - The Confessions of Ebenezer Scrooge - (1989) - short story
  • 81 - Bible Stories for Adults, No. 31: The Covenant - [Bible Stories for Adults - 31] - (1989) - short story
  • 93 - Spelling God with the Wrong Blocks - (1987) - short story

Heroines

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 9

James Patrick Kelly

Heroines is a collection of 4 stories and 4 poems by author James Patrick Kelly.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction (Heroines) - essay
  • The Cruelest Month - (1983) - short story
  • Lepidopteran - (1988) - poem
  • Crow - (1984) - short story
  • Turning into Animals - (1989) - poem
  • The Last - (1985) - short story
  • Afterlife - (1989) - poem
  • Faith - (1989) - novelette
  • Spellbound - poem

Tales from a Vanished Country

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 10

Elizabeth A. Lynn

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Tales from a Vanished Country) - essay
  • 5 - Wizard's Domain - (1980) - novelette
  • 49 - The Woman Who Loved the Moon - (1979) - novelette
  • 71 - The Red Hawk - (1983) - novelette

Skyrocket Steele Conquers the Universe and Other Media Tales

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 11

Ron Goulart

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Skyrocket Steel Conquers the Universe and Other Media Tales) - essay
  • 3 - Street Magic - (1984) - short story
  • 23 - Hello from Hollywood - [Max Kearny] - (1983) - short story
  • 47 - Crusoe in New York - (1982) - short story
  • 61 - Skyrocket Steele Conquers the Universe - [Skyrocket Steele] - (1985) - short story
  • 81 - Groucho - (1981) - short story

True Minds

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 12

Spider Robinson

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (True Minds) - essay
  • 7 - High Infidelity - (1984) - short fiction
  • 21 - Afterglow - (1990) - poem
  • 23 - In the Olden Days - (1984) - short story
  • 31 - Dis Traction - (1990) - poem
  • 33 - Chronic Offender - (1981) - short story
  • 61 - Time Travel Blues - (1990) - poem
  • 63 - Rubber Soul - (1982) - short story
  • 73 - Concordiat to "Rubber Soul" - (1985) - essay
  • 81 - Please Dr. Frankenstein - (1990) - poem
  • 83 - True Minds - (1984) - short fiction
  • 107 - Moments Good and Bad - (1990) - poem

Ad Statum Perspicuum

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 13

F. Paul Wilson

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Ad Statum Perspicuum (Toward Invisibility) - essay
  • 7 - Dydeetown Girl - [LaNague Federation] - (1986) - novella
  • 75 - Traps - (1987) - short story
  • 89 - Cuts - (1988) - novelette

Legacy of Fire

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 14

Nina Kiriki Hoffman

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Legacy of Fire) - (1990) - essay
  • 7 - A Legacy of Fire - (1989) - novelette
  • 41 - Drawing on the Kitchen Table - (1983) - short story
  • 47 - Savage Breasts - (1988) - short story
  • 57 - Tremors - (1984) - short story
  • 67 - Universal Donor - (1989) - short story
  • 75 - The Black Knitting Needle - (1990) - short story
  • 83 - Measuring Up to Shadows - (1985) - short story
  • 95 - Coming Home - (1990) - short story
  • 107 - Works of Art - (1988) - short story

Emphatically Not SF, Almost

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 15

Michael Bishop

Table of Contents:

  • Emphatically Not SF, Almost (frontispiece) - interior artwork by George Barr
  • 1 - Introduction (Emphatically Not SF, Almost) - essay
  • 9 - Unlikely Friends - non-genre - [Georgia Stories] - (1982) - short story
  • 27 - Wished-For Belongings - non-genre - (1982) - short story
  • 37 - Dear Bill - (1986) - short story
  • 41 - A Father's Secret - non-genre - (1984) - short story
  • 49 - Give a Little Whistle - (1983) - short story
  • 55 - The Egret - (1987) - short story
  • 61 - Tears - non-genre - (1987) - short story
  • 69 - Patriots - (1982) - short story
  • 85 - Taccati's Tomorrow - non-genre - (1986) - short story

State of Grace

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 16

Kate Wilhelm

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - The Book of Ylin - (1983) - short story
  • 13 - Jenny with Wings - (1963) - short story
  • 33 - The Downstairs Room - (1968) - short story
  • 55 - State of Grace - (1977) - short story
  • 69 - Isosceles - (1988) - short story
  • 91 - The Death of Mrs. Stringfellow - (1980) - short story

Ma Qui and Other Phantoms

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 17

Alan Brennert

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Ma Qui and Other Phantoms) - (1991) - essay
  • 7 - Ma Qui - short story
  • 33 - Ghost Story - (1977) - short story (variant of Skyghosts and Dusk-Devils)
  • 39 - Stage Whisper - (1980) - novelette
  • 83 - Futures - (1991) - short story

Stories by Mama Lansdale's Youngest Boy

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 18

Joe R. Lansdale

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Stories by Mama Lansdale's Youngest Boy) - essay
  • 5 - The White Rabbit - (1981) - short story
  • 17 - The Dump - (1981) - short story
  • 23 - God of the Razor - [The God of the Razor] - (1987) - short story
  • 35 - Chompers - (1982) - short story
  • 39 - The Fat Man - (1987) - short story
  • 49 - Bob the Dinosaur Goes to Disneyland - (1989) - short story
  • 53 - On a Dark October - (1984) - short story
  • 59 - My Dead Dog, Bobby - (1987) - short story
  • 61 - Bestsellers Guaranteed - (1985) - short story
  • 77 - Dog, Cat, and Baby - (1987) - short story
  • 79 - The Shaggy House - (1986) - short story
  • 89 - By the Hair of the Head - (1983) - short story
  • 103 - Not from Detroit - (1988) - short story
  • 115 - Pentecostal Punk Rock - (1989) - short story
  • 127 - The Job - non-genre - (1989) - short story

Two That Came True

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 19

Judith Moffett

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Surviving - (1986) - novelette
  • 51 - Afterword to "Surviving" - essay
  • 59 - Not Without Honor - (1989) - novelette
  • 99 - Afterword to "Not Without Honor" - essay

A Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 20

Kim Stanley Robinson

Table of Contents:

God's Nose

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 21

Damon Knight

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (God's Nose) - essay
  • 3 - God's Nose - (1964) - short story
  • 7 - Catch That Martian - (1952) - short story
  • 23 - Four in One - (1953) - novelette
  • 59 - You're Another - (1955) - novelette
  • 95 - The Country of the Kind - (1956) - short story
  • 111 - Shall the Dust Praise Thee? - (1967) - short story

Hedgework and Guessery

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 22

Charles de Lint

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Hedgework and Guessery) - essay
  • 5 - Twilight Tracings - (1978) - poem
  • 7 - Timeskip - [Newford] - (1989) - short story
  • 25 - The Calendar of the Trees - (1984) - poem
  • 29 - A Wish Named Arnold - [Ottawa and the Valley] - (1987) - short story
  • 37 - Meran's Stone - [Cerin Songweaver] - (1981) - poem
  • 39 - Raven Sings a Medicine Way, Coyote Steals the Pollen - (1986) - short story
  • 49 - Ariane - (1983) - poem
  • 53 - Into the Green - [Angharad] - (1988) - short story
  • 67 - An Fear Glas - [Cerin Songweaver] - (1984) - poem
  • 69 - And the Rafters Were Ringing - [Cerin Songweaver] - (1986) - short story
  • 83 - The Boys of Goose Hill - poem
  • 87 - The Sacred Fire - [Newford] - (1989) - short story
  • 103 - The Wild Girl - (1990) - short story
  • 105 - Scars - (1988) - short story
  • 117 - The Gift That Was Yours - (1986) - poem

It's Been Fun

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 23

Esther Friesner

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (It's Been Fun) - essay
  • 5 - The Sailor's Bride - (1985) - short story
  • 17 - A New Chantey - (1988) - short story
  • 23 - A Friendly Game of Crola - (1985) - short story
  • 29 - Dragonet - (1986) - short story
  • 37 - Love's Eldritch Ichor - [Cthulhu Mythos] - (1990) - novelette
  • 71 - Pride and Prescience - novelette

The Naked Flesh of Feeling

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 24

J. N. Williamson

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction: Not Exactly By Accident - essay
  • 9 - They Never Even See Me - (1970) - short story
  • 21 - Hellter-Shelter! - (1986) - short story
  • 35 - Time to Murder - (1966) - short story
  • 49 - Public Places - (1988) - short story
  • 65 - Stalemate - (1983) - short story
  • 73 - Aspirations - (1985) - short story
  • 89 - Uncoverup - (1985) - short story
  • 95 - Happy Hour - (1987) - short story

The Alien Heat

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 25

Mike Resnick

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (The Alien Heart) - essay
  • 7 - Beachcomber - (1980) - short story
  • 13 - Me and My Shadow - (1984) - short story
  • 35 - The Last Dog - (1977) - short story
  • 43 - Watching Marcia - (1981) - short story
  • 59 - Beibermann's Soul - (1988) - short story
  • 65 - One Perfect Morning, with Jackals - [Kirinyaga - 1] - (1991) - short story
  • 77 - Frankie the Spook - (1990) - short story
  • 97 - Balance - [Susan Calvin] - (1989) - short story

Myths, Legends, and True History

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 26

Geoffrey A. Landis

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Out of the Past: Myths, Legends, and True History - essay
  • 5 - The River of Air, the Ocean of Sky - (1988) - short story
  • 31 - The Tale of the Fish Who Loved a Bird - (1991) - short fiction
  • 37 - Realm of the Senses - (1990) - short story
  • 41 - One Big Wish - (1991) - short story
  • 45 - Present: The Branching of a Fractal Tree - (1991) - essay
  • 47 - Projects - (1990) - short story
  • 65 - Vacuum States - (1988) - short story
  • 75 - True Confessions - (1989) - short story
  • 85 - In the Future: We Will All Be Legends - (1991) - essay
  • 89 - Sundancer Falling - (1989) - short story
  • 107 - To Live in Hell - (1987) - poem
  • 109 - A Long Time Dying (A Love Story in Twelve Cantos) - (1991) - short story (variant of A Long Time Dying)

Gone to Earth

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 27

Roger Zelazny

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction: Themes, Variations, and Imitations - essay
  • 5 - Deadboy Donner and the Filstone Cup - (1988) - short story
  • 25 - Kalifriki of the Thread - [Kalifriki] - (1989) - novelette
  • 57 - Devil Car - [Sam Murdock] - (1965) - short story
  • 77 - The Last of the Wild Ones - [Sam Murdock] - (1981) - short story (variant of Last of the Wild Ones)

Wong's Lost and Found Emporium and Other Oddities

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 28

William F. Wu

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Introduction (Wong's Lost and Found Emporium and Other Oddities) - essay
  • 5 - Wong's Lost and Found Emporium - (1983) - short story
  • 23 - Hong's Bluff - (1985) - short story
  • 31 - Dead White Women - (1986) - short story
  • 51 - Davi Leiko Till Midnight - (1987) - short story
  • 61 - Midnight Pearls Blue - (1985) - short story
  • 67 - Desert Run - (1988) - short story
  • 69 - By the Flicker of the One-Eyed Flame - (1977) - short story
  • 85 - Scent of Sandalwood - (1991) - short story
  • 107 - The Muse in Misty Morning - (1992) - poem

Moonstone and Tiger-Eye

Author's Choice Monthly: Book 29

Suzy McKee Charnas

Table of Contents:

  • 1 - Polished Stones: An Introduction - essay
  • 9 - Scorched Supper on New Niger - (1980) - novelette
  • 61 - Evil Thoughts - (1990) - novelette